#contaminacion plastica

  • Article: Wind Currents Are Carrying Microplastics All the Way to the Arctic

    Wind Currents Are Carrying Microplastics All the Way to the Arctic

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Aug. 15, 2019

    Researchers think that breathing in microplastics could penetrate deep into the lungs. Read more

  • Article: It’s Now Illegal to Distribute Plastic Bags in Panama

    It’s Now Illegal to Distribute Plastic Bags in Panama

    By Erica SanchezGaëlle Langué  and  Joe McCarthy|July 22, 2019

    Fines will be used to improve the country’s recycling system. Read more

  • Article: 7-Eleven Japan Will Switch to Biodegradable Packaging and Eliminate Plastic Bags

    7-Eleven Japan Will Switch to Biodegradable Packaging and Eliminate Plastic Bags

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Gabrielle Deonath|June 26, 2019

    To combat Japan's high levels of plastic waste, the company will switch to biodegradable wrappers. Read more

  • Article: The 'Attenborough Effect' Is Causing Plastic Pollution to Plummet

    The 'Attenborough Effect' Is Causing Plastic Pollution to Plummet

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|April 17, 2019

    Celebrities have a unique role to play in reducing plastic waste. Read more

  • Article: 5 Animals That Have Become Symbols of Human Impact on the Planet

    5 Animals That Have Become Symbols of Human Impact on the Planet

    By Imogen Calderwood  and  Erica Sanchez|April 10, 2019

    These animals are enduring reminders of the changes we all need to make. Read more

  • Article: This Artist Turned Thousands of Plastic Straws Into Stunning Ocean Waves

    This Artist Turned Thousands of Plastic Straws Into Stunning Ocean Waves

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|March 18, 2019

    The installation highlights the problem of plastic pollution. Read more

  • Article: Researchers Just Found a Brilliant Way to Convert Plastic Waste Into Fuel

    Researchers Just Found a Brilliant Way to Convert Plastic Waste Into Fuel

    By Erica SanchezJulie Ngalle  and  Joe McCarthy|Feb. 12, 2019

    The method could buy companies some time as they invest in plastic alternatives. Read more

  • Feature: A Planet in Crisis: 5 Photographers Show a Dying Environment

    A Planet in Crisis: 5 Photographers Show a Dying Environment

    By Olivia KestinErica Sanchez  and  Joe McCarthy|Aug. 31, 2018

    People know the world is in crisis, but what does it look like? Read more